The following information is provided to inform students about the insurance coverage that the College may purchase, and how the coverage may apply to students. The descriptions of coverage are not intended to, nor do they, supplement, amend or modify any insurance policy terms and conditions. The College reserves the right at all times to modify its insurance coverage, terms, conditions and limits without notice to any person or entity, including students, faculty or staff.

15 Passenger Van Policy



January 2015

Amherst College prohibits the purchase and/or rental of 15 passenger vans for reasons of safety and liability.

Following the warning issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration entitled "The Rollover Propensity of 15 Passenger Vans", the above referenced vehicle is considered to be far less stable than a passenger vehicle, placing the occupants and driver at considerable risk.

Amherst College Pool Vehicle Policy

Purpose of Pool Vehicles

Due to the limited number of pool vehicles, Amherst College is unable to provide vehicles at every request. Pool vehicles are available for the exclusive use of academic and administrative departments in order to facilitate essential College business.

Clearer Skies Ahead: Amherst College Students, Faculty and Staff are Driving “Zipcars”

August 31, 2006 Contact: Director of Media Relations413/542-8417